banded iron formation

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interesting article - arstechnica.com/science/2012/06/adding-iron-is-like-givin...

diasparmrb, subarcticmike, hrh richy, and 3 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. live w mcs 51 months ago | reply

    This is BEAUTIFUL!!!
    Seeing these patterns amaze me at how they were formed!
    Great Shot :)

  2. subarcticmike 46 months ago | reply

    the great Proterozoic cleansing
    otherwise would life be sustainable in a rusty world?
    great capture

  3. wanderflechten 46 months ago | reply

    "The belle of the Cryptozoic rocks, beautiful much of the time and interesting all of the time, goes by the name of banded iron formation..." - Preston Cloud

  4. Géologue 22 months ago | reply

    Nice banding rich in hematite!
    In case you didn't know your photo is featured there: arstechnica.com/science/2012/06/adding-iron-is-like-givin...

  5. wanderflechten 22 months ago | reply

    Thank you. I did not know. Interesting article.

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